In a reader poll, USA Today has named Colonial Williamsburg its top Virginia attraction. Second through fifth were Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Natural Bridge State Park and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Link.
a police K-9, died suddenly. Jax was 5 ½ years old. Jax began showing signs of an illness during regularly scheduled training Wednesday. The Belgian Malinois dog was taken to a local veterinary hospital, where it was discovered he had an inoperable … Link.
A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy and an off-duty CHP officer helped save a dog in a harrowing freeway rescue Wednesday morning. At 8:15, the sheriff’s K-9 handler, Deputy Semenuk, was driving on westbound Highway 80, east of Penryn, when he saw a … Link.
WATERTOWN — A K-9 dog with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office died after … The drill was an approved search exercise being conducted by the State Police and that particular ball had been used many times for this and other purposes,” said a … Link.
The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment, “In memory of K9 Diezel, UMass Amherst Police Department.” The Massachusetts dog, a six-year veteran of narcotics investigations and searches, died last December while in retirement. The organization was … Link.
Newport News Police Department selected four new dogs for its K9 unit Thursday, officials said. Officers spent the day testing and retesting dogs before selecting the newest members, officials said on social media. The dogs were paired with their handlers … Link.
Newport News Police K-9 Unit Facebook) The dog’s original names were Johnny, Kimon, Cimbo and Quando. Newport News Police K-9 Unit shared these training videos to its Facebook page. Link.
Hamilton Township K-9 Officer Cory Silvio visited students in Oakcrest’s REACH program with her police dog, Argos. With the help of Officers Michael Tantum and Dennis Bakker, the students were treated to a special presentation of Argos’ skill and agility. Link.
The Chippewa Falls Police Department will officially add a four-legged … About $69,000 will be allocated toward purchasing and outfitting a vehicle for a K9 unit officer and the dog’s needs. Items such as lights, computers, weapons, an AED, a video … Link.
Photo: Trooper David Cardenas kneels beside an injured K-9 Bolt. (Michigan State Police) The German shepherd named Bolt was … Bolt was treated afterward at an animal hospital. The dog lives with Trooper David Cardenas, a canine handler. Link.